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Rest In Peace: Prince dead at 57, publicist confirms

Prince has died at the age of 57 in his Paisley Park home studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota, his publicist confirms. After earlier reports of a death at the studio address, Associated Press has confirmed the death with a publicist representing Prince. While the cause of death remains unconfirmed at this time, Prince made headlines last week when his […]


New Medicine Announce Immediate Break Up, Cancel Remaining Shows

After six years and two successful studio albums, New Medicine have announced plans to disband, effective immediately. All upcoming shows have been cancelled and, from what we can tell, there seems to be almost no chance they will ever be rescheduled. If you’re reading this now and feeling a little confused, we can’t blame you. […]

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Rotting Out Call it Quits

Better to burn out bright than to fade away, eh? Though they’re far from being the first to release music of this kind, there aren’t many groups doing what Rotting Out has done in the past couple of years – which has arguably been the peak of this Los Angeles hardcore band’s career. With their one-of-a-kind stage presence and willingness to play […]


Rest In Peace: Taylor Negron (1957 – 2015)

Word has come in from several reputable sources that Taylor Negron, perhaps best remembered for his appearance in Fast Times At Ridgemont High, has passed away following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 57. Born in 1957, Negron initially got his start in stand-up comedy. He performed in and around his hometown of Glendale […]


Wayne Static’s Widow Issues Statement, Claims Wayne Did Not OD

The death of any musician is guaranteed to be fodder for gossip columnists and bloggers trying to gain clicks. People tend to jump to conclusions, especially when famous people died at an age earlier than 80. Wayne Static was 48 when he passed away this last week, and in the days since his passing there […]

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Remembering Wayne Static: 10 Songs Everyone Should Know

The news of Wayne Static’s passing has shocked rock fans around the world, including every single member of the Under The Gun team. Many of us grew up listening to Static’s music, and some even cite Wisconsin Death Trip as one of the main reasons they began to explore the world of metal. You didn’t […]

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Rest In Peace: G.R.L. Member Simone Battle (1989-2014)

This is a rough way to start the day. G.R.L. member and one-time X Factor contestant Simone Battle has passed away. She was 25. News of Battle’s death began to spread across the internet early Saturday morning. Her passing was first confirmed by longtime producer Derek Butler over Instagram, then later by her label and […]


Rest In Peace: Jimi Jamison (Former Lead Singer of Survivor)

The world of rock and roll has lost one of its most iconic voices. TMZ broke the news last night that Survivor frontman and longtime rock legend Jimi Jamison has passed away. He was 63. Jamison’s booking agent, Sally Irwin, told the gossip site that Jamison died of a heart attack at his home in […]


Rest In Peace: Richard Attenborough (1923 – 2014)

Word is breaking this evening that Lord Richard Attenborough, iconic actor on stage and screen, has passed away. He was 90. Attenborough died Sunday, his son Michael told the BBC in London. The cause of Attenborough’s death is not known at this time, but the famed actor suffered a stroke five years ago that left […]


Abandon All Ships Break Up, Announce Final Show

Canadian hardcore outfit Abandon All Ships have announced plans to disband before the end of September. “We’d like to start this off with a thank you. Thank you to our fans, friends, and family for the last 8 years,” wrote Angel Aita of Abandon All Ships in an open letter released Friday afternoon. “After many […]


Rest In Peace: Skye McCole Bartusiak (1992 – 2014)

Skye McCole Bartusiak, who is probably best known for her roles in The Patriot and Riding In Cars With Boys, has passed away. She was 21. Bartusiak’s parents broke the news of their daughter’s death to members of the press earlier today. “We lost our girl,” Helen McCole Bartusiak told CNN. “She was a kind […]


Rest In Peace: James Garner (1928 – 2014)

A rough week of celebrity losses just got a whole lot worse. Just days after the world said goodbye to Johnny Winter and Elaine Stritch, news is breaking that iconic screen actor James Garner has also passed away. He was 86. Garner, who rose to fame with his role on the 1950s television series Maverick, […]